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Super Bowl 53: Some road closures already in place, more to come

Road closures for the Super Bowl began Monday.
Road closures for the Super Bowl began Monday.

Super Bowl 53 is expected to bring hundreds of thousands of visitors to Atlanta, and with them will come more traffic than usual.

The Georgia Department of Transportation, Atlanta Police Department and Super Bowl officials have provided a list of road closures to help drivers navigate areas surrounding Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

Four road closures began Monday:

Martin Luther King Jr. Drive is closed between Northside Drive and Centennial Olympic Park Drive until Feb. 7.

Baker Street between Centennial Olympic Park Drive and Luckie Street is closed until Feb. 8. Mitchell Street between Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and Elliot Street, and Mangum Street between Markham and Foundry streets will also be closed until Feb. 7.

On Wednesday, crews closed off Andrew Young International Boulevard between Marietta Street and Centennial Olympic Park Drive. It will remain closed until Feb. 7.

Other road closures include:

  • Peachtree Street between Ponce De Leon Avenue and Third Street from 1 a.m. Feb. 1 through 5 p.m. Feb. 3.
  • One southbound lane on Northside Drive will be closed Jan. 26 -Feb. 2 so contractors can build a security fence surrounding the perimeter of Mercedes-Benz Stadium in preparation for the game.
  • Northside Drive between Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive will be closed Feb. 2 -4.
  • After game day, a southbound lane on Northside Drive will be closed until Feb. 7 while contractors break down and remove the security fence. Both southbound lanes will also close each night.

For more information on road closures, visit or visit the Georgia Department of Transportation's website.

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